[ILUG] ISP service
soulcakeduck at oceanfree.net
Mon Feb 12 12:46:46 GMT 2001
>Sorry to interrupt, I enjoy a good spleen-venting as good as the next man,
>but the service he's talking about there is Chorus Powernet
>(http://www.chorus.ie). Everyone I've spoken to about it has had some
>problem with it. Mainly the 3Gb/Mon download limit. Hell, 24 Hour IRC
>idling is about 10Mbs in itself.
My dad was going to get that. They were very slow at answering any
questions we asked them. I don't know if they provide different types of
service in different areas or anything, but in Limerick what they are
offering is a wireless system. They put a dish on your roof which gets a
signal from a mast somewhere nearby and that's all very well, unless there
are trees or whatever in the way. That's why we didn't get it. That seems
like a pretty pathetic service to me, if something as simple as trees can
stop them making lots of money from their customers.
Apart from the whole tree problem, it does sound like a good service. I
was pretty disappointed when they told us we couldn't have a superfast
permanent internet connection.
Does anyone know of any company providing a fast, 24-hour connection in the
Limerick region? Or do we have to wait for DSL to slowly make its way down
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